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McCarthy athletes shine

Athletes from McCarthy High School sign college scholarships; others win championship

Thursday, June 10, 2010
Florida Catholic staff - Florida Catholic
SOUTHWEST RANCHES – The Archbishop McCarthy Mavericks baseball team celebrated its state championship at a school wide pep rally June 8 and received a key to the town of Southwest Ranches.

“We are incredibly proud of our baseball team,” said Dr. Richard Perhla, principal of Archbishop McCarthy High School. “To top it off, this is the very first time the Town of Southwest Ranches has presented [a key] to anyone.”

Southwest Ranches Mayor Jeff Nelson, council members Doug McKay and Freddie Fisikelli, and town administrator Charlie Lynn presented Dr. Perhla with a key to the town and a plaque congratulating the school for its 2010 4A state championship victory. It is the school’s first ever state championship in any sport.

McCarthy athletes receive college scholarships

Seven athletes from Archbishop McCarthy High School participated in the school’s annual athletic scholarship signing ceremony and luncheon on May 19 in the media center. Family, friends, coaches, teachers, administrators and college bound athletes attended the event, officiated by the school’s athletic director, Anthony Massaro.

The following students were awarded athletic scholarships:
• David Vazquez of Davie will play baseball for Florida International University
• Michael Carballo of Pembroke Pines will play baseball for University of South Florida
• Zach Perkins of Miramar will play basketball for Maryville College in St. Louis
• Michael Somma of Davie will play football for Lake Forest College
• Trevor Wezkiewicz of Davie will play football for St. Vincent College
• Billy Wiesler of Cooper City will run track for Louisiana State University
• Ines Zanotti of Weston will play volleyball for Catholic University of America
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COURTESY PHOTO
Archbishop McCarthy High School student athletes smile broadly following the annual athletic spring scholarship signing ceremony. Back Row Pictured Left to Right: Billy Wiesler of Cooper City, Trevor Wezkiewicz of Davie, AMHS Principal Dr. Richard Perhla, Micheal Carballo of Pembroke Pines and David Vasquez of Miami Lakes Front Row: Michael Soma of Davie, Ines Zanotti of Weston, and Zack Perkins of Miramar Basketball.

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